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Dallas (St. Mark's) cornerback <b>Barry Newell</b> will get several looks in the 2004 season. The four-year varsity starter looked very good at the Northwestern senior camp a few weeks ago. Navy is interested in Newell as a quarterback.

"I don't have any offers right now," said cornerback/wide receiver Barry Newell.

"I'm getting high interest from Northwestern.

"My favorites are Stanford, Rice, UCLA, Northwestern, Dartmouth, Princeton and Yale.

"Some schools are recruiting me as a cornerback and some are recruiting me as a wide receiver.

"Actually, the Academies are recruitng me as an option quarterback but I don't know if I want to go that route."

Newell, a 5-foot-11, 170-pounder from Dallas (St. Mark's) will be a four-year varsity starter in 2004.

Barry played wide receiver and cornerback his freshman and sophomore seasons and moved to quarterback and defensive back in 2003.

As a junior, Newell had 1,300 passing yards and 10 touchdowns. He also rushed for 450 yards and 12 touchdowns.

On the defensive side of the ball, he had three interceptions.

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